On the evaluation of captured Japanese aircraft: the work of the "Tactical Air Intelligence Units" TAIU, illustrated by the fate of the N1K1-J Shiden "341S-23". All parties to the conflict in World War II tried to find [...]
A statement at the beginning: when purchasing these two kits, it is not so much the fascination for the respective original that is in the foreground, but rather their modelling possibilities. Presumably, most miniatures of this Japanese [...]
The fingers of one hand are enough to list the representatives of an extremely rare group of aircraft: those that have been converted from a seaplane to a land plane! If one narrows this group even further to those constructions that have [...]
(link) With this three-minute video, I would like to present to you an idea of how I document my modelling activities of a year. Let's start 2023!
Space Clipper Orion III, Moebius Models 1:144 Do you know what I liked most about this project? The view of our blue planet, gorgeous, precious beautiful - and impressively captured by the photographers from zero gravity! Although the idea [...]
About the Supermarine Swift When the name Supermarine Swift is mentioned, even many a friend of aviation will find it difficult to associate the aircraft with it: unlike the name of the British manufacturer, which still has a good ring to [...]
To the original: Junkers Ju-290 A-7 "Alles Kaputt" (Everything Broken) The story that the Junkers Ju 290A-7 shown here can tell has undoubtedly earned the title "highly unusual". Even a first glance finds some [...]
Sometimes it has its advantages not to be an expert in a certain field- which for me is irrefutably true with regard to trucks This statement recently proved true for me when I built this GMC tanker: on the one hand, looking at the unknown [...]